04' 4.4i Radio in for Problem 30 days old
Well, I finally broke down and took X5 into the shop for the radio problems. I'm having problem with static on channels in the car that are the strongest in the city. I've never seen any car have problem receiving these channels. It also seems to have a volume problem. At city driving speeds (under 35mph) the volume seems to randomly go up and down a few notches.
The dealer drove the car without me in it yesterday and said he couldn't hear the problem. Then I showed up, got in with him and within 100yds of driving he heard it and continued to hear it through our little 2 min drive around the block. I guess he wasn't listening to the station loud enough to notice the drops in volume.
So... sounds like they are targetting the Amp or the Radio and possibly both as a swap out.
Anyone else have similar problems with their X5? I've read and heard about AM reception problems, but these are FM reception (and volume) problems I'm talking about.
04' X5 4.4i, with DSP and Nav, also SP, PP, CP